Utah vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 107-94
The Clippers grabbed a 107-94 win over the Jazz on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Caron Butler at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Clippers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 198.5.
Los Angeles got 18 points from Blake Griffin and another 18 points from Lamar Odom. Chris Paul contributed 7 assists, while DeAndre Jordan cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Utah got 23 points from Gordon Hayward in a losing cause and another 19 points from Paul Millsap. Earl Watson contributed 8 assists for the Jazz, while Derrick Favors had 8 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 51-49 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 46-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face Boston.